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Crater shadows

ESA Top News - Wed, 15/11/2017 - 14:25

Human Spaceflight image of the week: Astronauts, planetary scientists and engineers cast their shadows at the rim of a volcanic crater

NGC 1055 Close up

APOD - Wed, 15/11/2017 - 14:00

Big, beautiful spiral galaxy NGC 1055 is a dominant member of Big, beautiful spiral galaxy NGC 1055 is a dominant member of


Where no CubeSat ...

ESA Top News - Wed, 15/11/2017 - 09:25

Technology image of the week: Where no CubeSat has gone before; ESA’s M–Argo has been designed to survey small asteroids in deep space

Ozone ups and downs

ESA Top News - Wed, 15/11/2017 - 08:50

Climate scientists studying three decades of ozone measurements from seven satellites see a positive trend in global recovery thanks to international efforts to curb ozone-depleting substances.

NGC 2261: Hubble s Variable Nebula

APOD - Tue, 14/11/2017 - 12:00

What causes Hubble's Variable Nebula to vary?  What causes Hubble's Variable Nebula to vary?


Art & Culture in space

ESA Top News - Mon, 13/11/2017 - 14:25

You don’t have to be a scientist or an engineer to join our space adventure. Check out the creative ways you can be involved and inspired...

Flyby offer

ESA Top News - Mon, 13/11/2017 - 13:05

Use coupon code COMET in the ESAshop checkout to land free standard shipping on your next purchase of ESA products. Spreadshirt's offer flies by 14–16 November

Astronaut meets volcano

ESA Top News - Mon, 13/11/2017 - 13:00

An expedition of astronauts, planetary scientists and engineers is off to Spain’s Canary Island of Lanzarote to learn best how to explore uncharted planets. The training will equip space travellers with a geologist’s eye. 

The Prague Astronomical Clock

APOD - Mon, 13/11/2017 - 10:00

In the center of Prague there's a clock the size of a building. In the center of Prague there's a clock the size of a building.


Phobos photobomb

ESA Top News - Mon, 13/11/2017 - 08:35

Space Science Image of the Week: Phobos, the Red Planet’s innermost moon, sneaks into Hubble’s image of Mars

A Dust Jet from the Surface of Comet 67P

APOD - Sun, 12/11/2017 - 08:00

Where do comet tails come from? Where do comet tails come from?


A Year of Full Moons

APOD - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 06:00

Do all full moons look the same? Do all full moons look the same?


Week in Images

ESA Top News - Fri, 10/11/2017 - 13:30

Our week through the lens:
6-10 November 2017

Viti Levu

ESA Top News - Fri, 10/11/2017 - 09:05

Earth observation image of the week: Sentinel-2 captures part of Fiji’s largest island with coral reefs speckling the water

Earth from Space

ESA Top News - Fri, 10/11/2017 - 09:05

In this week's edition, the Sentinel-2B satellite takes us to the Republic of Fiji in the South Pacific Ocean

Look at the Moon

ESA Top News - Thu, 09/11/2017 - 14:00

Human Spaceflight image of the week: ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli’s room with an atypical view

The road to Orion’s launch

ESA Top News - Thu, 09/11/2017 - 13:04

NASA’s Orion spacecraft aims to send humans further into space than ever before, and ESA’s European Service Module will provide the essentials for keeping the astronauts alive and on course.

A review of the programme by NASA to assess progress is now showing a launch date from December 2019 to June 2020.

Testing before use

ESA Top News - Thu, 09/11/2017 - 10:40

Operations image of the week: Engineers ensure that the hardware and software used to control satellites works without errors

Three years of Sentinel-1

ESA Top News - Thu, 09/11/2017 - 09:00

In this special edition of Earth from Space, discover how radar data from the Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission has been used to advance science and in emergency response

Vega launches Earth observation satellite for Morocco

ESA Top News - Wed, 08/11/2017 - 02:40

Arianespace has launched a Vega rocket to deliver an Earth observation satellite into orbit for the Kingdom of Morocco.

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